Mostly thinks that creating a chesterfield sofa is just like some other sofa that you would create in a simple and easy way. The process of making a Chesterfield sofa includes so much more that it would go through several stages, starting with the design itself and ending with the last leather panel to be attached to the frame. But what are actually the things you think that craftsmen would consider before creating a chesterfield sofa?
The traditional and antique style Chesterfield sofa has changed little over the past few decades. This buttoned leather furniture piece has evolved with some few modifications in styles and has been applied with some particular panache on the sofa however, the original feeling never fades.
Building the frame: Once the design has been chosen, craftsman begins with working on the frame. A Chesterfield Sofa is designed to last a life time and it needs a solid foundation and must be crafted with care. Choosing the best wood to get glued, screwed and dowelled is important for a further reinforcing to the major stress points.
Springs & Stuffing: the next step is adding springs and stuffing the chesterfield sofa. There are small holes which are made for the buttons that would through the leather for fastening leaving a beautiful finish when upholstered.
Covers & Upholstery: The cover of the sofa is an essential chesterfield sofa part and the best material is the full-grain leather from animal hides. It should be properly sewed onto the frame using distinctive folds around the armrests and across the holes where the buttons will fasten the leather for a complete hold.
Embellishment (buttoning)—Finishing with fastening the buttons as it is used for decoration and embellishment of sofa. Normally made with the same fabric of the sofa and placed on the back and lower front portion of the sofa. These buttons enhances the elegance and attractiveness of chesterfield sofas which gives a continuing traditional touch. The leather is then tied and sealed precisely for a complete and elegantly finish.
Creating a Chesterfield sofa is an iconic furniture piece that is built and designed to last a lifetime.
Vintage Leather Sofa designed by LOCUS HABITAT
Vintage Chesterfield Leather Sofa designed by LOCUS HABITAT